City join chase for exciting midfield talent.
Manchester City hope to beat the likes of Chelsea and Barcelona to the signing of Atletico Madrid playmaker Koke, according to Spanish source Fichajes.net.
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The Premier League champions look in need of revamping their squad in the summer after a disappointing season, with midfielders Yaya Toure and David Silva perhaps past their best.
Koke has become widely regarded as one of the top midfielders in La Liga in recent times, and would no doubt make a quality addition at the Etihad Stadium.
Still, Chelsea, Barcelona and other top clubs have been linked with Spanish international in the past, and he won’t come cheap at around £45m.